Starbucks Names New CTO

Starbucks Corporation has appointed a new chief technology officer.  Find out more about the woman who was Adobe’s formor senior vice president and chief information officer and what she will do in her new role at Starbucks. 

From Physical to Digital

10/8/2015 - The automation of decisions is regarded by many as ‘the second machine age.' Decision-making in digital retail, as many retailers have already recognized, is considerably more complex. Only those that embrace a new approach to making business decisions will keep pace with the revolution unfolding.

The Art of Engagement

10/7/2015 - The age of the Internet of Things presents opportunities and challenges across industries. Companies are embedding digital sensors in their products, while retailers are experimenting with digital transformation.

NRF Calls for Crackdown on Organized Retail Crime

10/6/2015 - NRF's 11th annual Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Survey found 97% of retail executives believe their company has encountered ORC in the last 12 months, up from 88% last year. Find out how retailers are getting more aggressive in their efforts to fight the $30 billion problem.

The World's 10 Wealthiest Retailers

10/5/2015 - High ranking retailers are among some of the world's richest individuals. See where executives from Walmart, Amazon, Victoria's Secret and others ranked in Forbes' annual look at the globe's wealthiest.

SHOES.com Brings Two-Hour Delivery to Canada

10/5/2015 - SHOES.COM brings two-hour delivery to Canda's E-commerce sector. Find out more about the speedy delivery option in Vancouver and Toronto and expansion plans for end of 2015.

Four Tips to Drive Offline Sales

10/5/2015 - Advertisements and valuable content can bring your audience to your website, but what is driving them to your store? Keep up with your audience and build on-site relationships with these four tips.

Whole Foods CIO Makes Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List

10/2/2015 - Whole Foods Market executive vice president and CIO has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 40 most influential young people in business. Find out more about Fortune’s "2015 40 Under 40" list, which ranks the most influential young people in business. 

The Other POS Problem: Receipt Data

10/1/2015 - Often, little thought is given to the challenges of processing and storing data from thousands of transactions per location daily. This creates a drain on operational resources and poses risks, particularly when labor intensive sales tax audits are required.


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